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Adenocarcinoma of the parotid gland metastatic to the ventricular septum and right ventricular wall.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22740747     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Adenocarcinoma of the parotid gland metastatic to the right ventricle has rarely been reported in the medical literature. We describe the case of a 51-year-old man who had a right ventricular adenocarcinoma that metastasized from his right parotid gland. He had undergone incomplete resection of the parotid tumor, followed by radiotherapy, 5 years earlier. After resecting the cardiac adenocarcinoma with tumor-free margins, we reconstructed the ventricular septum and right ventricle, then performed coronary artery bypass grafting. At the patient's most recent follow-up examination 6 months later, he continued to do well and had a good quality of life.
Zumrut T Demirozu; Jonathan K Ho; A Bilal Sarwar; Reynolds M Delgado; O H Frazier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1526-6702     ISO Abbreviation:  Tex Heart Inst J     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-28     Completed Date:  2012-11-19     Revised Date:  2013-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214622     Medline TA:  Tex Heart Inst J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  258-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation and Center for Cardiac Support, Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / radiotherapy,  secondary*,  surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass
Heart Neoplasms / secondary*,  surgery
Heart Ventricles / pathology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Parotid Neoplasms / pathology*,  radiotherapy,  surgery
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
Treatment Outcome
Ventricular Septum / pathology

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